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  • Meeting the needs of individuals, society and the state to obtain knowledge on the basis of continuing education that meets modern requirements for innovative development and modernization of education and science.
  • Training competent and competitive professionals of new formation able to develop science, business, to make effective decisions and conduct specific research that is consistently of national standing and benefit.
  • Creating necessary conditions for implementation and effective use of innovative educational technologies and scientific results.
  • Educating professionally competent, socially active and socially responsible persons.

About the University

Kazan Innovative University named after V. G. Timiryasov (IEML) was founded in 1994 and now is the largest private higher educational institution in the Republic of Tatarstan and the entire Volga region. Its founder, Dr. Vitaliy Timiryasov, one of the alumni of Kazan and Moscow Universities, laid the best traditions of classical university education in the foundation of a new school. 

The University is among 100 best Russian higher educational institutions and 5 top best private universities of Russia, it has the official “European quality” golden medal for implementation of the “Management of Quality” system (ISO 9001:2008).

Since 2010 the teachers of the University annually become winners of the competitions: "Best Innovation Lecture" and "The best university teacher."

Kazan Innovative University named after V. G. Timiryasov (IEML) was the first educational institution in the Republic of Tatarstan which has created an integrated network of communications between departments and branches of the Institute. This network is built on Cisco Systems equipment and equipment for video conferencing “Tandberg”. Its combination with fiber-optic networks and the university's own innovative software development “Idis Education” allowed to optimize the management of educational processes at the University and transfer it to a totally new level.

According to the Federal Competition Results, since 2012 Kazan Innovative University named after V. G. Timiryasov (IEML) has received 226 budget-funded places for full-time university entrants in the training of specialists in various fields of knowledge. This number of budget places is the largest among private universities in the Republic of Tatarstan.

Kazan Innovative University named after V. G. Timiryasov (IEML) is the leading higher educational institution in the Scientific and Educational Cluster in Trade, Hospitality Industry and Services in the Republic of Tatarstan.

The training of high-qualified specialists is realized at 5 faculties:

  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Psychology
  • Faculty of Management and Engineering Business
  • Faculty of Service, Tourism and Catering

and 4 schools:

  • Information Technologies
  • Industrial Management
  • Design
  • Foreign languages
  • Russian studies

Structure of KIU (IEML)

  • University
  • Institute of Distance Learning
  • Institute of Business Education

4 scientific research institutes:

  • Scientific Research Institute for Socio-economic development
  • Research Institute for Anti-Corruption
  • Scientific Research Institute for Social Philosophy
  •  Research Center for Public-Private Partnership
  • International Center for Inclusive Education
  • Center for rehabilitation and adaptation

Due to the initiative of students and staff the following divisions were created:

  • Regional Center for Youth Entrepreneurship
  • Scientific and Educational Laboratory “Business Incubator”
  • Publishing House “Knowledge"
  • Legal Clinic with the counseling office of the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Center of Adaptation, Rehabilitation and Resocialization “VERA”
  • Volga Region Center for Law Conciliation (Mediation)
  • Driving school
  • Center for student art, studio of audio and video recordings
  • Psychological Centre «Eventus»
  • Academy of Art and Development "Constellation of Talents"
  • Tourist Agency “TatIntur”

3.jpgKIU (IEML) combines the best traditions of classical university education and the most advanced information technologies. Enhanced study of two foreign languages is compulsory for all students. There are foreign professors in the University who teach using the programs and methods of foreign universities. There are students exchange programs with University of Trier (Germany), University of Arizona (USA) and others. The students have a chance to take part in double degree programs (University of Debrecen, Hungary) and after 4 years of study they can obtain 2 diplomas (the second one is from one of the partner universities). There is cooperation in the field of higher education, secondary vocational education and further vocational education with the use of distance learning technologies with the University of Antananarivo, the Malagasy Association of Teachers of Russian Language and universities of the CIS countries.
The University has partnership agreements with the leading universities in all parts of the world.
The University has its own traditions in student life. There is a huge number of events where the faculty and students are together: "The Ball of the Rector", sporting events, mind games, etc.


KIU (IEML) is one of the Volga Region's largest socio-humanities centers which systematically carries out research in the field of economics, law, psychology, education, information technologies and other priority areas of knowledge. It holds All-Russian and International conferences in different fields annually.

The fields of research are:

  • general information.jpgEffective anti-extremism work 
  • Effective anti-corruption work
  • Development of public-private partnership
  • Improving the sphere of trade, hospitality, and service
  • Optimization of management based on lean management
  • Technologies of inclusive education
  • Energy efficiency and the ecologization of industry
  • Transaction costs of the educational system
  • Actual problems of demography and immigration policy
  • Synergetic anthropology
  • Promotion of youth entrepreneurship development

The University has its own federal journal “Actual Problems of Economics and Law” where both Russian and foreign scientists publish their scientific works.

For the last 5 years the University’s faculties have published more than 2140 scientific papers, including 180 books and 695 articles in publications of the Higher Attestation Commission of Russia. The faculties of the University annually write more than 310 training manuals and books which are published in its own publishing house "Knowledge”.


  • Best educational program of Innovative Russia (2012)
  • 100 Best Research Centers and Universities of Russia (2013)
  • Whole Russia Academic Book Survey (2006, 2010, 2012, 2013)
  • Federal Innovation Project Base (2014-2016)
  • Accreditation for International standards of educational quality

Association Membership:

  • Higher Education Public Accreditation of the Russian Lawyers Association 
  • Private Universities Association
  • International Association for Continuous Education
  • EFQUEL Membership


  • Republican competition "For the unique system of training of young scientists"
  • Government of the Russian Federation "Russian Organization of High Social Efficiency" in the nomination "For human resource development”.
  • Student award "Student of the Year" (2012-2014) etc.

Students of Kazan Innovative University named after V. G. Timiryasov (IEML) have over 6230 scientific publications; more than 528 students became winners of scientific competitions and forums at the national and international level.

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